Cotton Subsidies in Fort Bend County, Texas totaled $102 million from 1995-2019‡.

Programs included in cotton subsidies

Program Total Payments
Loan Deficiency - Upland Cotton$23,954,920
Counter Cyclical Payment - Cotton$19,580,764
Direct Payment - Upland Cotton$14,906,065
Production Flexibility - Upland Cotton$10,207,740
Market Loss Assistance - Upland Cotton$5,190,080
Market Facilitation Program - Cotton$1,774,597
Cotton Ginning Cost Share Payment$1,458,290
Commodity Certificates - Cotton$1,194,292
Market Gains - Upland Cotton$1,110,166
Cotton Transistion Assistance Program$1,062,293
Advance Deficiency - Upland Cotton$154,467
Storage Forgiven - Upland Cotton$87,912
Loan Def. Refund - Cotton$-948
Deficiency - Upcotton$-372,689

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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